27 episodes

Do you want to learn the ins and outs of owning rental property in Birmingham, Alabama? Want to hear from local pros as they break down the areas, the deals, and even pitfalls rental owners fall into? Then you've come to the right podcast. Join rental experts, Matthew Whitaker and Spencer Sutton, as they provide you with the local scoop and interview both hometown and nationally-renowned investment heroes.

The Birmingham Real Estate Investor Matthew Whitaker and Spencer Sutton

    • Investing
    • 5.0 • 13 Ratings

Do you want to learn the ins and outs of owning rental property in Birmingham, Alabama? Want to hear from local pros as they break down the areas, the deals, and even pitfalls rental owners fall into? Then you've come to the right podcast. Join rental experts, Matthew Whitaker and Spencer Sutton, as they provide you with the local scoop and interview both hometown and nationally-renowned investment heroes.

    5 Reasons Not to Buy Rental Properties in Birmingham

    5 Reasons Not to Buy Rental Properties in Birmingham

    Not every investment is successful and not every investor succeeds. But you can make sure that careful thought and planning go into your Birmingham investment goals. In this episode we’ll walk through five reasons that investors should avoid investing in Birmingham rental properties. These lessons have come from first hand experience in dealing with thousands of investors over the past 17 years.
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 16 min
    Craig Lawrence - Understanding Real Estate Syndication

    Craig Lawrence - Understanding Real Estate Syndication

    In this episode, Matthew and Spencer interview Craig Lawrence, an attorney with Balch & Bingham. He’s involved in tons of real estate syndications every year. He’ll take you step-by-step through what a syndication is, the players, and the risks and benefits of it. His years of experience will help you get started in this strategy for doing more deals - or investing in more deals.
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Guest: Craig Lawrence of Balch & Bingham LLP
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 33 min
    Should I Allow Pets in My Rental Property?

    Should I Allow Pets in My Rental Property?

    In this episode, Matthew and Spencer discuss the pros and cons of allowing pets into your rental property. What are your options? What kind of fees should you charge? How do you mitigate the risk of having pets in your property? All of these questions plus more will be answered in this new episode.
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 12 min
    Matthew Gregory - Birmingham’s King Flipper

    Matthew Gregory - Birmingham’s King Flipper

    Starting small and in mostly ‘Class C’ areas of Birmingham, Matthew Gregory has grown his flipping empire to 90+ flips per year in mostly ‘Class A’ neighborhoods. What’s the secret to his success? Find out in this episode as we uncover how Matthew is still buying deeply discounted houses in this tight and competitive market. One hint…it’s not his marketing!
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co
    Guest: Matthew Gregory of Gregory Properties
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 32 min
    12 Months into COVID: What We’ve Learned

    12 Months into COVID: What We’ve Learned

    Matthew and Spencer reflect on the past year with COVID-19; how it affected leasing properties, collecting rent, and investor sentiment across all of our markets. They explore the trends moving into the 2nd Quarter of 2021 and what you as an investor can expect in the coming months.
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co 
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 19 min
    Melissa Dodson - Finding Birmingham’s Best Wholesale Deals

    Melissa Dodson - Finding Birmingham’s Best Wholesale Deals

    Melissa doesn’t have a problem finding wholesale deals in Birmingham. In today’s tight market, this is almost unheard of. Wholesalers, flippers, and all kinds of real estate investors are struggling to find enough discounted houses in Birmingham…but not Melissa. In this episode, we explore how Melissa is finding her best deals, how she interacts with sellers and buyers, and why she made the decision to flip a house in Hawaii. You’ll also learn how she was able to replace her income in three months and move her husband into the business full-time. This is an episode you don’t want to miss!
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    Connect with Matt and Spencer: Evernest.co
    Visit the Podcast Website: TheBirminghamRealEstateInvestor.com
    Email the Show: podcast@evernest.co
    Guest: Melissa Dodson of Prime Home Buyers | Email Melissa: melissa@primehomebuyers.com
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    Production House: Flint Stone Media
    Copyright of Evernest 2021.

    • 46 min

Customer Reviews

5.0 out of 5
13 Ratings

13 Ratings

Daisy Fashion ,

Great Show: Investing in Real Estate

I love this show. It is fun, educational and realistic. I learn so much from you guys!
I’m always excited waiting for the next episode Thank you ! Keep it up !

SDDelivers ,

Great hosts with excellent insight and relevant guests

I have really enjoyed the podcast. They shed light on real estate investing in Birmingham and some of the surrounding areas. They are experienced and share their insights with their listeners. I also appreciate the guests that they have and the diverse experiences they share. All of their guests currently or have previously invested in the Birmingham area. Thanks for creating the show and sharing your knowledge.

Tripp - Sp ,

Very Informative

This podcast is very informative specifically for the Birmingham area, but also a great podcast to learn more about real estate investing in general.

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